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CNC Deck Down Operator

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We are hiring a full time CNC Deck Down Operator with a $1000 sign-on bonus! This position also offers incredible benefits including a robust PTO allowance, retirement program with company match, health coverage and more. This is an excellent entry level position for someone interested in a career in manufacturing or CNC operation. Attention to detail and a mechanical aptitude is crucial to success in this role. 

The CNC Deck Down Operator for DME in Greenville, MI will work as part of the direct manufacturing shop-floor team. In this position, the CNC Deck Down Operator will use computer numerically controlled (CNC) machinery safely and accurately in a manufacturing environment. This position will work with precision while complying with all safety guidelines. This position will be conducive to an applicant with limited CNC experience but a CNC background or training.



  • Prepare and operate CNC machines to perform tasks such as drilling, milling etc.
  • Understand specifications of the task at hand and the desired result by reading blueprints, mechanical drawings etc.
  • Translate instructions into computer commands ensuring machines can perform the correct function.
  • Prepare and load raw materials and parts in the machines.
  • Prepare a test run to check if the machines produce outputs according to specifications.
  • Set machines to complete full cycles to fabricate large number of parts.
  • Supervise the machines while they execute the tasks and make any necessary adjustments to produce a better result.
  • Inspect and measure finished products and compare them with requirements to determine if the process has been completed properly.
  • Check and maintain machinery daily to ensure functionality.
  • Read and comprehend instructions and follow established procedures.
  • Understand how to operate the machine controls.
  • Make size adjustments and understand measuring instruments.
  • Take precision measurements using micrometers.
  • Check output to ensure highest quality.
  • Maintain equipment in good condition and perform operator preventative maintenance.
  • Submit requests for maintenance repair as required.
  • Keep records of production quantities and time.
  • Report on issues, malfunction or defective parts.
  • Able to stop production if the work center/machine is not producing products that meet all required specifications.
  • Properly identify all product processed with work order number, inspection status, and operation status.
  • Follow all safety guidelines and operate machinery in a safe manner.
  • Physical presence on the job is essential and necessary including weekends and holidays if deemed necessary by the company.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Mechanical aptitude and good math skills.
  • Ability to use and read a micrometer and prevision measuring tools.
  • Ability to read blueprints, drawings etc.
  • A keen eye for detail and results-driven approach.
  • Successfully completed apprenticeship is preferred.
  • Skill in operating CNC machinery and tooling as well as precision measurement tools.
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical documents and drawings.
  • Computer savvy with basic understanding of computer programming and CAD/CAM.
  • Ability to understand quality control principles.
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to follow all safety guidelines.


  • High school diploma or equivalent



  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to handle and feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear.
  • The employee may occasionally be required to crouch.
  • The employee may occasionally lift items as heavy as 25lbs.
  • Specific vision abilities may include the employee’s ability to see near and far distances. 


Who we are:

For seven decades, DME has been a mold technologies leader. Our catalog remains the industry’s broadest and our products are the benchmark of high quality. We continue to provide customers with knowledge, expertise, and service that can’t be matched. However, we aren’t satisfied because our customers’ needs keep evolving and we’re determined to help them succeed.

At DME, we’re confronting the ever-changing marketplace by reinventing the way we do business. For products we can make better and faster, we’re focusing our manufacturing operations on specialized centers of excellence around the world. For other offerings, we’re building strategic global partnerships to bring customers the highest-quality products at the lowest cost. Meanwhile, we’re standardizing global product platforms to provide consistency to our customers, wherever they’re located. No matter the product, no matter the supplier, we’re working harder than ever to ensure the superior design and quality our customers count on.

The evolution of DME continues. After all, we’re more than a manufacturer. More than a distributor. We’re an essential resource. Our customers’ challenges keep changing and we’re helping them adapt every step of the way.

DME is an operating company of Hillenbrand. Hillenbrand (www.Hillenbrand.com) is a global diversified industrial company with businesses that serve a wide variety of industries around the world. We pursue profitable growth and robust cash generation to drive increased value for our shareholders. Hillenbrand's portfolio includes industrial businesses such as Coperion, Milacron Injection Molding & Extrusion, and Mold-Masters, in addition to Batesville, a recognized leader in the death care industry in North America. Hillenbrand is publicly traded on the NYSE under "HI."


DISCLAIMER: The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of any employee assigned to this job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


At Hillenbrand we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer. Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans.



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